In 2009, Google introduced automated closed captioning for its videos, marking a wonderful advance for the deaf and hard of hearing. Google deserves mega kudos for this advancement. It is not just "better than nothing." The innovation can be truly helpful, and six years later, the tech is still being improved.
That said, there are still major reasons that content makers in general, and churches in particular, should not rely on Google Automatic Captioning (GAC):
By David Fulmer from Pittsburgh (Natural American Sign Language) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
By Jeff Billings [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
By English: Cpl Erik Villagran [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
"Hearing aid 20080620" by Jonas Bergsten - Own work. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.